Item is an organizational record film documenting firefighters tending to a car crash on Clark Drive and an apartment building fire. The first segment shows a totalled car, with firefighters searching for victims in the burnt car and coroners coming to take the bodies away. Also includes an interview with the first police officer on the scene, Robert Clooney. The second segment shows firefighters fighting an apartment building fire by aerial ladder and performing first aid for victims,... Topics: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department, Apartment buildings, Traffic accidents
Item is an amateur film documenting children swimming in the pool at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C., and Margaret Airth (Peggy) in a small pool with a young child. [1950?]. Item # MI-83 Topics: Children, Swimming
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude Spencer visiting an estate with a large group of children, possibly including Diana and Barbara Spencer. [1930?]. Item # MI-45 Topics: Children, Gardens--Household, Houses
Item is an amateur film documenting a trip to Coronado, California. Film documents people on a beach, a zoo (likely the San Diego Zoo), golfing, swimming, boating, and the Hotel del Coronado. Film also documents Victoria, B.C. harbour and the British Columbia Parliament Building. 1956. Item # MI-92 Topics: Boats and boating, Zoo animals, Swimming
Item is an amateur film documenting a Spencer family Christmas gathering. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and a baby, likely Andrea Ellen Spencer. Film also documents Peggy Spencer and others in party hats, and people with tennis raquets. [1959?]. Item # MI-94 Topics: Infants, Family, Celebrations
1977. Film is a promotional and informational short produced by New Horizon Films (with support from the NFB) for for the Department of National Defense. The film follows a set of new recruits through officer training at the facility in Chilliwack B.C. Directed and photographed by Robert S. Rodvik; sound recording and editing by Michael J. Collier; technical advisors: Captain Stu Harper and Captain Grant Russell; music composed by Captain John Montminy; Narrated by Chad Miller; music performed... Topics: Military, Military training
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Victor Vance, and John Fife Spencer with pets, including a dog, cats, and a rabbit, in the gardens of their home at 1750 Trimble Street in Vancouver. [1930?]. Item # MI-43 Topics: Children, Gardens--Household, Cats, Dogs
Item is an amateur film documenting Vancouver city lights at night in 1964, including several neon signs and Theatre Row on Granville Street. The film also contains snow scenes and footage of the William Gardner family at Capilano Road in North Vancouver in December 1964 and January 1965, and footage of the family at their West Vancouver home between May and July 1965. [1964-1965]. Item # MI-122 Topics: Snow, Children, Children's activities, Families, Family recreation, Businesses, Advertisements,...
Item is a documentary film documenting people participating in recreational activities in Montrealâs parks. Some of the recreational activities documented in the film include childrenâs playground activities, a parade, races, baseball, tug-of-war, swimming, gymnastics, ice-skating, hockey and a toboggan run. . Item # MI-120 Topics: Parks, Children, Playgrounds, Baseball, Swimming, Skating, ice, Hockey, ice, Children's activities,...
Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver Pacific National Exhibition Parade and British Columbia scenery. The film begins with footage probably taken from a Kettle Valley Railroad train going through the Okanagan. The film ends with footage of floats in the P.N.E parade. Identified floats and performers include Shell, White Spot, and the New Westminster Shrine Club General Band. Businesses shown include Oscar's, Standard Stations, British American Oil Company, Canadian Pacific... Topics: Parade, Police on horses, Crowds, Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.), Canyons, Bridges, Lakes and ponds